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Top 10 Tourist Places to Visit in Kerala


tourist places to visit in Kerala

 

Kerala, a state situated on the tropical Malabar Coast of southwestern India, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. There are multiple tourist places to visit in Kerala that are bound to quench that wanderlust. Named as one of the ten paradises of the world by National Geographic Traveler, Kerala is famous especially for its ecotourism initiatives and beautiful backwaters. Kerala tourism has transformed itself into one of the niche holiday destinations in India.

It is famous for some of the best tourist destinations in India for any kind of holiday. The God’s own Country is famous as the land of coconuts, backwaters, elephants and the land of rich cultures and traditions.

From the amazing seashores along the Malabar Shore to the labyrinth of backwater pathways in Alleppey and Kumarakom to the fantastic verdant hillside tea gardens in Munnar, Kerala is definitely going to take your breath away. Its scenic beauty and rich culture make it even more popular among the tourists.

If you ever visit Kerala, below is the list of all the tourist destinations that are worth seeing in order to understand what a beauty Kerala is.

Some amazing tourist places to visit in Kerala:

 

 

 

 

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    Alleppey is one of the most popular tourist places to visit in Kerala in order to experience Kerala’s backwaters. From the backwater trips to the house boats stay, Alleppey is no doubt the Venice of the East as said by Lord Curzon. A houseboat vacation along the natural backwaters in Alleppey is very famous among the tourists. It gives you an amazing experience of watching lavish paddy areas below the water levels, small chapels, fishing with netting, ducks in water, water lilies etc, which is a sight to behold. The food is served on Banana leaves and the rich cultural delicacies are bound to get you forever hooked to Kerala.

    Best time to visit: September to mid-May



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    Munnar is the most popular hill station in Kerala. It’s climate and its scenic beauty is mesmerising. Munnar hills were solely designed for the largest tea plantation in the South. It has a unique views of verdant mountain slopes which are covered with about 80,000 miles of green tea valleys overlying with the utmost beauty of the cloudy weather and the sunsets. Cute bungalows, cozy homestays and lavish hotels and resorts in Munnar with a relaxing environment make it the most romantic destination.

    Best time to visit: October to March


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    Kumarakom is one of the most enchanting tourist places to visit in kerala if you are looking to experience the rich culture and traditions of the the state. The famous backwaters, traditional mouth watering food, tender coconut water while staying in a small village that shines bright on the Kerala’s culture, you cannot miss out on its beauty. The place is a quiet a little hamlet with alluring sceneries, ever pleasant weather and exotic flora and fauna. Fishing, boating, cruising, houseboat stays the list of activities are endless here. Canals and lakes decorated with lilies and lined with coconut groves, green paddy fields are perfect  to have a stress relieving vacation. 

    Best time to visit: September to May



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    Wayanad means the land of paddy fields in Malayalam. Your Kerala trip is incomplete if you did not paid the visit to this green paradise. The place is absolutely perfect for sightseeing. The long stretch of paddy fields with bright sunshine shining on them does make you feel relaxed and heavenly. the place is famous for its richness in cultures, traditions and tribal heritage. Small, unnamed waterfalls, that line the city haphazardly, add to the place’s charm. The place is least populated and most exotic among the famous tourist places to visit in Kerala making it perfect for a relaxed getaway. 

    Best time to visit: October to May


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    The place where beauty meets the nature. The place is covered in rich vegetation and thick forests. The Periyar Wildlife sanctuary in Thekkady is a popular wildlife sanctuary preserving various species of animals including elephants, tigers, sambars, gaurs and the very rare lion tailed macaques. The tourism department provides going up the right into the middle of the jungles either on feet or on top of elephants. If you want some more awesome adventure,you can take the path from Moozhiyar to Thekkady via Gavi spinning through the thickest wooded miles of Kerala. This place is a must see for its abundant beauty and exotic wildlife.

    Best time to visit: November to early-May


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    Kovalam beach is the most famous beach in Kerala. The beach provides epic new year celebrations that is worth visiting. Other activities like deep strong massages, Ayurvedic treatments, sunbathing fests, and water sports attracts major tourists attention. The beautiful beach with a  beautiful sunset is always buzzing with activities and is the most happening tourist place to visit in Kerala.

    Best time to visit: September to May


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    Vagamon is a famous hill station in Kerala which is famous for its utmost peace and beauty. The hill station is hidden from all the city chaos and will nurture you the much needed relaxation and peace. The meadows in the area are breathtaking and the gardens and tea plantations are divine. The food is worth dying for. So if you are looking to get away from the daily hectic schedule and want solace in the hills, this place is worth visiting. It is also famous as the most adventurous paragliding destination.

    Best time to visit: Early-August to May


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    Bekal is famous for the Bekal Fort which is one of the most famous tourist places to visit in Kerala. The Fort is famous as the destination for various bollywood movies like Rang De Basanti etc. the fort is considered as one of the three exotic honeymoon destinations in South. The area is purely divine with a scenic beauty bound to mesmerise you. The long shore adjoining a beautiful sea is worth visiting.

    Best time to visit: September to May


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    Kozhikode or Calicut is one of the most famous commercial city in Kerala. The place is famous for its culture, historical sites, educational institutions, and culinary experiences. The Dutch and British architecture adds to its amazing beauty. Calicut used to be the main trading center in the past between Kerala and the rest of the world. Vasco da Gama in his search for spices and other trades came to Calicut first. Some mouthwatering delicacies such as Dum Biryani, Kallummakaya and Chatti pathiri, and the yummiest halwa varieties are loved by the locals and the tourists alike. 

    Best time to visit: September to May


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    Varkala is the paradise on earth with its beautiful beaches. The beaches attracts several tourists mostly water enthusiasts. The beach is famous for its lush green beauty on one side and an enormous sea on the other. The water sports are very famous in this area. Activities like boat riding, surfing, parasailing, jetting, horse-riding are the life of the beach. The real beauty of the beach can be seen at the time of sunset which has seems like it’s really out of a movie. The place has most exotic beach resorts to make you feel super relaxed with their famous spa session thus making this place worth visiting.

    Varkala is also an important religious place in Hindu culture. Adorned with many Hindu temples, it is one of the tourist places to visit in Kerala that welcomes many religious travelers and heritage lovers to its seams with open arms. 

    Best time to visit: August to mid-May


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